Featured Publications

Signet-Ring-Shaped Octaphosphorus-Cobalt Complexes: Synthesis, Structure, and Functionalization Reactions with Carbene Analogs
Yang, C.; Jiang, X.; Chen, Q.; Leng, X.; Xiao, J.; Ye, S.*; Deng, L.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 20785-20796.

Catalytic Method for the Synthesis of Deuterium-Labeled N-Heterocyclic Carbenes Enabled by a Coordinatively Unsaturated Ruthenium N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalyst
Chen, Q.; Liu, Q.; Xiao, J.; Leng, X.; Deng, L.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 19956-19965.

Markovnikov Hydrosilylation of Alkynes with Tertiary Silanes Catalyzed by Dinuclear Cobalt Carbonyl Complexes with NHC Ligation
Wang, D.#; Lai, Y.#; Wang, P.; Leng, X.; Xiao, J.; Deng, L.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 12847-12856.

An Isolable Mononuclear Palladium(I) Amido Complex
Liu, J.; Bollmeyer, M. M.; Kim, Y.; Xiao, D.; MacMilan, S. N.; Chen, Q.; Leng, X.; Kim, S. H.*; Zhao, L.*; Lancaster, K. M.*; Deng, L.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 10751-10759.


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